Recent decisions on piercing the corporate veil exemplify how doing the right thing can often be wrong, argues Neill May
On occasion, we are slow to adapt to innovations. This can be attributed to habit, adherence to tradition and/or confusion. I suffer all three when it comes to revolving doors (for me, this counts as innovation).
Advising on the negotiation of a complex acquisition agreement can trigger some existential questions.
Nobody can be an expert at absolutely everything, despite what my web bio may suggest. Aside from being impossible, it wouldn’t leave any time for just relaxing — or “executive time” in the language of the U.S. president’s calendar.
Home court advantage is a much-discussed critical advantage in sports. In other contexts, home court also has clear benefits, including familiarity, efficiency and convenience.
When Randy Newman famously sang “short people got no reason to live,” he was parodying baseless prejudices, in that case against the vertically challenged. However, his lyrics would probably resonate with some issuers had they been prompted to focus on “short sellers,” who profit from share price reductions.
There are countless inspirational sayings, profound parables and charming children’s tales about co-operation. And there are comparatively few on constitutional law.
The term “MAC” appears, it seems, as often in M&A transaction agreements as it does in McDonald’s restaurants worldwide.
Part of what confuses the definition of misrepresentation is the different contexts in which it is considered.
Representations in M&A agreements may take on a different spin if they were evaluated in the fashion of current political discourse.